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© Mrs Barbara A West LRPS

IoE Number: 455553
Photographer: Mrs Barbara A West LRPS
Date Photographed: 02 July 2006
Date listed: 01 May 1952
Date of last amendment: 12 December 1995
Grade II*

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SHEFFIELD SK38NE MANOR LANE 784-1/6/496 (North side) 01/05/52 Turret House 150m west of Manor House ruins (Formerly Listed as: MANOR LANE Manor Lodge to Turret House) GV II* Formerly known as: Turret House, or Mary Stuart's House MANOR LANE. Pavilion. c1574, restored 1873 and late C20. Possibly by Robert Smythe. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings and lead roof. 2 triple side wall stacks with lozenge-shaped shafts and copings. At the north-east corner, a round stair turret with lead dome and finial. Chamfered plinth, string courses, crenellated parapet. 3 storeys; 2 window range. Square plan. East front has in the centre 2 cross mullioned leaded windows on each floor. On the ground floor, a blocked doorway to left and a moulded Tudor arched doorway to right. Right return has to left small windows to the stairway. Left return blank. Rear has 2 cross mullioned windows on each floor. INTERIOR has stone spiral stair. Ground and first floor rooms have brick lined fireplaces with chamfered stone surrounds. First-floor south room has strapwork plaster ceiling. Second floor south room has a Tudor arched fireplace and overmantel with coat of arms flanked by single columns. Strapwork frieze and ceiling. North room has a simpler fireplace. Reputedly built for the imprisonment of Mary Queen of Scots who spent brief periods of imprisonment here between 1570 and 1584. Manor Lodge is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West Riding: London: 1967-: 467-468; Mary Walton: The Prisons of Mary Queen of Scots in Yorkshire & Derbyshire: Sheffield: 1958-).

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